3Leaf Systems Founder & CTO to Present at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo
Bob Quinn will address how networking infrastructure and servers are evolving to bring on-demand IT to the cloud
By: Cloud News Desk
Jan. 10, 2009 03:05 PM
The Chairman, Founder & CTO of 3Leaf Systems, Bob Quinn, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Quinn, who before founding 3Leaf was founder and CEO of Network Virtual Systems (NVS) and founder and chairman of iMODL, will be addressing how networking infrastructure and servers are evolving to bring on-demand IT to the cloud.
"Cloud computing is enabled by virtualization, and virtualization means separating the OS and its application stack from computing hardware that executes code," observes Quinn. "Today cloud computing uses off-the-shelf-servers and, through virtualization, allows a user of the cloud to choose the size of the cloud-server as some fraction of a standard server, measured by the amount of memory, the amount of CPU, or a combination of both," he continues.
"An enterprise using cloud computing as an IT infrastructure needs on demand agility, so the size of the server provided by the cloud is easily changed, and should has no limits. Enterprises want the ability to grow a server from a single core and 1GByte of memory to a server with hundreds of cores and terabytes of memory; and all with no interruption in service," adds Quinn.
Speaker Bio: Bob Quinn is Chairman, Founder & CTO of 3Leaf Systems. he was founder and CEO of Network Virtual Systems (NVS) and founder and chairman of iMODL. Quinn has served as chairman of TransEDA and has held senior management positions at Unisys, Trilogy, Arix and Exxon.
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